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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Guilford County

Disability

Do you now have any health problem that requires you to use special equipment, such as a cane,
a wheelchair, a special bed, or a special telephone?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 13,165 1,519 7.8 7.1- 8.5 11,646 92.2 91.5-92.9
-Guilford County 425 48 8.0 5.6-11.4 377 92.0 88.6-94.4
GENDER
Male 172 21 8.8 5.2-14.6 151 91.2 85.4-94.8
Female 253 27 7.1 4.6-10.7 226 92.9 89.3-95.4
RACE
White 305 35 8.8 5.8-13.0 270 91.2 87.0-94.2
Other 114 12 6.8 3.4-13.2 102 93.2 86.8-96.6
AGE
18-44 95 2 1.8 0.4- 7.8 93 98.2 92.2-99.6
45+ 325 46 13.0 9.3-17.8 279 87.0 82.2-90.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 155 26 10.7 6.3-17.7 129 89.3 82.3-93.7
Some College + 270 22 6.3 3.8-10.5 248 93.7 89.5-96.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 205 35 13.9 9.1-20.6 170 86.1 79.4-90.9
$50,000+ 166 5 2.5 1.0- 6.0 161 97.5 94.0-99.0

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^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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